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Lester sharp, Goldschmidt HR, Cardinals move up, beat Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jon Lester allowed one hit while pitching into the seventh inning, Paul Goldschmidt homered and the St. Louis Cardinals inched closer to the slumping Cincinnati Reds in the NL wild-card race with a 3-1 win Monday night. The Cardinals closed within 2 1/2 games of Cincinnati ...

Chase for golf’s $15 million bonus ends at Tour Championship

By The Associated Press undefined PGA TOUR TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Atlanta. Course: East Lake. Yardage: 7,346. Par: 70. Prize money: $60 million. Winner's share: $15 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 1-6 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m. (Golf Channel), 2:30-7 p.m. (NBC); ...

AP source: Browns’ Phillips (biceps) could miss most of year

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns linebacker Jacob Phillips tore his biceps and could miss most of this season, a person familiar with his situation told The Associated Press on Friday. Phillips was hurt Thursday during the first of two joint practices against the ...

Landry stars; Browns, Giants keep it cool in joint practice

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. reunited with the Giants, sharing a few hugs with some former teammates and coaches. However, the star wide receiver only watched and was unable to show off his playmaking skills. Jarvis Landry handled that. Landry made ...

Judge denies woman restraining order against Dodgers’ Bauer

By ANDREW DALTON Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge sided with Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer on Thursday and denied a five-year restraining order requested by a woman who said he choked her into unconsciousness and punched her repeatedly during two sexual encounters. In ...

Medvedev advances to W&S quarterfinals; Osaka knocked out

MASON, Ohio (AP) — No Novak, no Roger, no Rafa doesn't mean winning his second Western & Southern Open championship will be easy for top-seeded Daniil Medvedev. He's just making it look that way. Medvedev, the 2019 champion and last year's runner-up to Novak Djokovic, advanced to the ...

Votto blasts 3-run homer, Reds rebound to beat Marlins 6-1

By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Joey Votto slammed a three-run homer, Luis Castillo pitched seven innings of one-run ball and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 on Thursday night. Votto's 428-foot shot into the seats in right-center — his team-leading 27th ...

Browns’ Mayfield not focused on money after Allen’s big deal

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield won't let dollar signs sack him. With Buffalo quarterback Josh Allen signing a six-year, $258 million extension, a deal that includes $150 million guaranteed and $43 million per season, it would be understandable if Mayfield ...

Cabrera gets day off; Zimmer HR lifts Indians past Tigers

By STEVE HERRICK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Miguel Cabrera got a planned day off in pursuit of his 500th career home run, and the Cleveland Indians, sparked by Bradley Zimmer's tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning, defeated the Detroit Tigers 7-5 on Sunday. Cabrera, who has 498 ...

Hall of Fame class has something for everybody

By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer CANTON, Ohio (AP) — From bone-rattling tacklers Troy Polamalu, Steve Atwater and Cliff Harris to hard-charging runner Edgerrin James to the pass-catching brilliance of Isaac Bruce and Harold Carmichael, the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2020 has ...